Define: Zero Trust Networks?
Zero trust networks, in the field of Information Technology (IT) describes an approach to the design and implementation of IT networks. The main concept behind zero trust is that networked devices, such as laptops, should not be trusted by default, even if they are connected to a managed corporate network such as the corporate LAN and even if they were previously verified. In most modern enterprise environments, corporate networks consist of many interconnected segments, cloud-based services and infrastructure, connections to remote and mobile environments, and increasingly connections to non-conventional IT, such as IoT devices. The once traditional approach of trusting devices within a notional corporate perimeter, or devices connected to it via a VPN, makes less sense in such highly diverse and distributed environments. Instead, the zero trust networking approach advocates checking the identity and integrity of devices irrespective of location, and providing access to applications and services based on the confidence of device identity and device health in combination with user authentication.
Top Zero Trust Security Companies and Solutions
This article showcases Threat.Technology’s top picks for the best Zero Trust Security solutions. We selected these companies for exceptional performance in one of these categories:
- Innovative ideas
- Innovative route to market
- Innovative product
- Exceptional growth
- Exceptional growth strategy
- Societal impact
MobileIron offers a mobile-centric, zero-trust security approach that verifies every user, device, application, network, and security threat. It has been chosen by thousands of organizations that are transforming their businesses through Mobile IT.
It was founded in 2007 and headquartered in Mountain View, California.. .
Morphisec delivers an entirely new level of innovation with its Moving Target Defense-powered proactive endpoint protection platform to create a zero-trust execution environment for your applications. This proactively creates a prevent-first posture against the most advanced threats to the enterprise, including APTs, file-based malware, zero-days, ransomware, fileless attacks, and web-borne exploits.
This complete endpoint security solution easily deploys into a company’s existing security infrastructure to form a simple, highly effective, cost-efficient technology stack that is truly disruptive to today’s existing cybersecurity model.. .
OPAQ is the premier networking and security cloud company. The OPAQ cloud platform provides a cloud-based secure access service edge (SASE) that protects an organization’s entire distributed network – data centers, branch offices, remote users, and IoT devices across all ports and protocols.
OPAQ delivers zero trust security-as-a-service using an infrastructure optimized for security and hyperscale performance. With OPAQ, organizations can implement and enforce consistent zero trust security policies, centrally monitor network and security performance, generate reports, and manage security infrastructure – all through a single cloud console.
This enables customers to maintain secure access to systems and data no matter how the network evolves. To learn more, visit www.opaq.com..
Keyless is a deeptech, cybersecurity company building the world’s first privacy-preserving biometric authentication and personal identity management platform. The Keyless Platform empowers businesses to embrace passwordless, protect their remote workforce and enable strong customer authentication with just a look.
Keyless Zero-Knowledge Biometric (ZKB™) solutions provide passwordless multi-factor authentication that eliminates fraud, phishing and credential reuse – all while enhancing customer and employee experiences and protecting their privacy. With Keyless, businesses are finally able to adopt zero-trust security, eliminate passwords, ensure privacy compliance and deliver unified authentication experiences across every touchpoint with just a look.
#gokeyless at www.keyless.io. .
Trusfort is a leading independent provider of business security service and the first company in China to propose the concept of “human-oriented business security”. Trusfort is leading the development direction of business security technology, use artificial intelligence to creates information security, provide a whole lifecycle business security protection solution based on scenario to help customers building a safe, intelligent and trustworthy business system.
Founded in 2015, Trusfort is driven by multi-dimensional technologies such as information security, artificial intelligence, and identity authentication. Based on solid enterprise service capabilities, it now has Multi-Factor Authentication, Identity Access Management, Online Fraud Detection, Zero Trust Security four product lines, and has nearly hundreds of invention patents.
Trusfort has provided dozens of business security solutions for government, finance, internet, operator and other industries, covered financial account, transaction security, enterprise user security management, intelligent risk control anti-fraud, user and entity behavior analysis etc., Nearly a thousand customers have chosen the products and services with a huge commercial success. At present, Trusfort is providing business security protection for more than 200 million devices, and has accumulated protection of RMB 2 trillion in financial transactions, saved over RMB 5 billion in economic losses.
Trusfort has been selected into the Gartner “Invest in Operational Efficiency and Quality Improvement for AI Use Cases in China” in 2018; the Hurun Report’s top 50 most investment value “unicorn” company in 2018; the China Mobile Identity Authentication Industry Leadership Award in 2017; the China International Financial Exhibition “Golden Tripod Award” Outstanding Solution Award in 2017 and the China Internet Conference Security Entrepreneur Competition 1st in 2016 with innovative technical capabilities and products. Now Trusfort is covering China and Southeast Asia market, establish R&D centers, offices and branches in Beijing, Shanghai, Shenzhen, Wuhan, Dalian, Xi’an, Hefei, Chengdu and Singapore..
ColorTokens is headquartered in Silicon Valley (Santa Clara), California, USA with engineering and business centers in Santa Clara, California, and Bangalore, India. ColorTokens principals are among the most influential leaders in network and security management, with pedigrees that include breakthroughs that are now pervasive industry standards.
The core team comes with deep industry experience across hardware, software and cloud technologies, from Cisco, Juniper, VMware, Oracle, Sun Microsystems, Silicon Graphics, and Microsoft The traditional, static perimeter-based security to protect information is no longer a viable security strategy for a cloud infrastructure world. Today workload and application infrastructures have evolved from on-premises to public and private clouds which have led to a highly distributed IT infrastructure.
In addition, IT infrastructure and users are rapidly changing the technology workflow due to the increased reliance on bring your own device (BYOD) policies. While cloud and mobility make IT infrastructure more distributed, agile, and cost-effective, these trends significantly expand the cyber-attack surface.
Protecting an organization with a cost-effective, robust, compliant security solution with these changes is very challenging. ColorTokens offers a new approach that is simpler to administer than traditional, static layer-centric approaches.
ColorTokens’ Next Generation Software Defined Security is a paradigm shift in cybersecurity, based on a new simplified architecture that augments layered approaches to security. This Next Generation Software Defined Security provides fine granular level software defend users, devices, and applications, to protect enterprise networks from insider and external threats.
ColorTokens solution enforces a zero-trust security model to protect the application flows with access to all network resources but with operational ease.. .
Azion’s Edge Platform enables developers to build and run serverless applications, implement a zero trust security model, deliver content from the edge and orchestrate endpoints and applications globally. In addition, Azion helps service providers virtualize their infra edge by running Azion services on-premises.
Azion’s Edge Platform allows both developers and service providers to improve performance and security while saving more than 70% of what they would spend on legacy solutions. Considered by Gartner, Forrester and IDC as one of the top 10 technology trends impacting infrastructure and operations, Edge Computing brings computing power closer to users and devices, resulting in improved application performance and security, reduced cost, and more reliable solutions.
This enables enterprises to deliver the innovative solutions and mission-critical services that will revolutionize the way we live. Move to the Edge with Azion!.
Octarine enforces a zero trust security model for cloud-native apps to ensure organizations can preserve their security and compliance as they move to cloud-native environments. Octarine’s runtime security gives organizations total visibility and control over workloads across their container, VM, cloud, bare metal, and serverless deployments.
Tightly coupled with each service, Octarine allows organizations to quickly and easily define, enforce and audit identity-based policies that protect workloads from current threat conditions. Octarine works for all deployment modes and protocols, from HTTP/HTTPS to Kafka and Istio, to ensure each and every workload is protected – inspected, authenticated, authorized, encrypted – from unauthorized activity and data exfiltration..
ON2IT is the cybersecurity specialist that helps organizations to protect their IT security the smart way, based on the Zero Trust Security principles. With more than 10 years’ experience in the rapidly changing world of IT, we offer efficient and innovative solutions for your IT security issues.
By ensuring our clients are ‘in-control’ with regards to IT security and compliant with (inter)national privacy laws and guidelines, ON2IT enables organizations to re-focus their attention on their core business.. .
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